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Clarence Ashley-The House Carpenter

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Clarence Ashley-The House Carpenter


Published April 4, 1930


Recorded on April 14, 1930 in Atlanta, Georgia. This ballad was collected by Child as "The Daemon Lover" (Child No. 243), of which there are several variants. Harry Smith noted that the original version in the British Isles had a "supernatural theme" which didn't make it to North America.


1 - House Carpenter
[MusicBrainz (recording)]
Source 78rpm>CD>MP3
Run time 3:16

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Reviewer: Hairballs - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - May 27, 2016
Subject: Clarence "Tom" Ashley
Grrrrrrrrreat,Really has it,just listen!
Reviewer: Forrest O. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 31, 2006
Subject: haunting banjo tune
here is the folktunes archive page with lyrics: http://folktunes.org/recordings/17
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